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[Southeast Asia and Oceania] [Interview] Marking A New Dawn of Mobile AI With Samsung Galaxy S24 Series
Samsung Electronics has changed the course of the smartphone market and unlocked a plethora of innovative AI possibilities with the launch of the Galaxy S24 series. During a visit to Singapore, TM Roh, President & Head of MX Business at Samsung Electronics, shared some insights into the company’s overall approach to AI and how its very own Galaxy AI marks the beginning of a new era of mobile technology. He explained that the ethos at Samsung is to ensure that there are practical benefits to embedding AI functionality into smartphones.
[Indonesia] Boosting Productivity and Talent Development: AI Experts Discuss Galaxy AI
AI experts in Indonesia say Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy AI, besides boosting productivity, can also enable future generations to hone individual talents and push their boundaries of creativity. “I also think that the presence of the Galaxy S24 series with Galaxy AI occurs at the right time in line with increasingly rapid technological advances,” said Irzan Raditya, CEO of Kata.AI. From February 19 to March 28, Samsung Electronics will be inviting Indonesian students to try out Galaxy AI on the Galaxy S24 series in the Galaxy AI Goes to Campus event at select universities.
[U.S.] Galaxy S24 Series Becomes Official Action Camera for Red Bull
Samsung Electronics America has kicked off a new collaboration with Red Bull with the Galaxy S24 series selected as the official action camera of multiple Red Bull events during 2024. First up is Red Bull Magnitude, a first-of-its-kind female surfing competition running from January 1 to February 29. The Galaxy S24 Ultra, powered by Galaxy AI, will capture the fearless determination of the athletes as they face big waves and a vast ocean.
[Brazil] Solve for Tomorrow Brazil Records 98% More Female Students in 2023
The tenth edition of Samsung Electronics’ corporate citizenship program Solve for Tomorrow Brazil recorded a 98% increase in the number of female students enrolled compared to the 2022 edition. Furthermore, women accounted for 45% of teachers and educators in the program, while girls represented 37% of the group of participating students. Samsung released the latest data to celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
[Spain] Samsung To Open Galaxy Experience Space in Barcelona
Ahead of the Mobile World Congress, Samsung Electronics will be opening a Galaxy Experience Space in Plaça de Catalunya, Barcelona from February 15 to 29, where visitors can learn about the new Galaxy S24 series and Galaxy AI’s innovative functions. Daily workshops led by content creators will be held to showcase the use of Galaxy AI features in everyday life. Visitors will also be able to purchase stamps to participate in various raffles.
[Kazakhstan] Samsung Inspires Central Asian Environmentalists With E-Waste Collection Experience
Samsung Electronics shared its e-waste collection experiences at the Central Asian E-Waste Forum, held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from February 8-9. The forum focused on the challenges faced by residents in Central Asia and how cooperation between producers, importers and recyclers could contribute to better managing e-waste. Samsung demonstrated its commitment to corporate social responsibility by sharing its own e-waste management efforts, including its Eco-Box program, where boxes to discard old electronics were installed across major universities in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
[Indonesia] Take Epic Valentine’s Day Shots Like a Pro With Galaxy S24 Series
Equipped with AI features, the Galaxy S24 series inspires users to explore new ways to express themselves creatively. Ahead of Valentine’s Day, photographer Anton Suseno shared some tips for maximizing the Galaxy AI tools in the content creation process. “The Galaxy S24 camera is really epic, supported by increasingly sophisticated AI, making the images sharper and more vibrant because smarter image processing minimizes noise in low light conditions, especially when using the S24 Ultra’s zoom.”
[Switzerland] Samsung’s Invisible Load Index Reveals Hidden Burden of Europeans’ Daily Household Tasks
Samsung Electronics’ Invisible Load Index has revealed that Europeans are spending 86% as much time pondering household tasks as actually doing them, impacting their daily lives. With 90% of respondents believing their household could be more efficient and 48% open to technology’s aid, the index offers insights on the typical European household and potential solutions via SmartThings technology to alleviate the burden and reclaim valuable time for meaningful activities.
[Latinoamérica] International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Samsung Celebrates Female Participation in Education Programs
The International Day of Women and Girls in Science celebrated on February 11 marks the importance of promoting female participation in science. Samsung Electronics is dedicated to promoting diversity in STEM through its Corporate Citizenship programs. Initiatives such as Solve for Tomorrow encourage women and girls to partake in STEM-focused projects to improve their communities by requiring at least one female participant per group, thus fostering representation. The company also offers courses in ICT through the Samsung Innovation Campus to improve their job prospects and skills.
[Spain] Samsung Unveils Galaxy Portals, a new Fortnite Challenge for Spain and Portugal
Samsung Electronics Iberia has introduced a Fortnite challenge for the gaming community in Spain and Portugal. Players will face off on a custom, AI-incorporated map designed by Samsung to potentially win prizes such as the new Galaxy S24 Ultra or a chance to represent their country at an in-person gaming event held at the Samsung Store Callao in Madrid on February 18.
[Colombia] Samsung Opens Colombia’s Largest Experience Store in Medellín
With a focus on artificial intelligence across its product ecosystem, Samsung Electronics Colombia has opened its largest experience shop in Medellín. The new Galaxy S24 series, TVs, home appliances and gaming monitors can be found in the 280-square-meter store located in the business district of Milla de Oro. The store also features a gamer zone where visitors can play video games on simulators with specialized monitors and receive personalized training related to the products.
[U.K.] Samsung’s Circle the City Run Takes Over London
To celebrate the launch of the Galaxy S24 series, Samsung Electronics U.K. organized a running event in London for members of the Samsung community. Led by ultra-running virtuoso Jonny Davies and Team Galaxy’s Warren Whitely, 100 people embarked on a 24.8 kilometer run of the “Circle to Search Line.” In a transformative collaboration, the world-famous Tube Map, which was designed by Harry Beck in 1933, has been reimagined into a circle, to more clearly emphasise the Circle line. The temporary redesign champions the new Circle to Search with Google feature.
[Indonesia] Circle to Search Is Indonesian Users’ Favorite Galaxy AI Feature
The Galaxy S24 series recorded a double-digit increase in preorder sales worldwide compared to its predecessor, with more than 65% of consumers choosing the Galaxy S24 Ultra model. Based on a consumer survey conducted by Samsung Electronics Indonesia, Galaxy AI was the main attraction for users who preordered the latest smartphone. In particular, 48% of respondents said Circle to Search with Google was the AI feature they liked the most, while 30% chose Chat Assist as their favorite because it helps them communicate in foreign languages.
[U.S.] 7 Things To Know About AI-Powered Samsung Galaxy S24 Series
Samsung U.S. Newsroom recently launched a new “Things to Know” series offering helpful videos that unpack all the must-know features and tips for the new Galaxy S24 series. Get the most out of AI-powered tools including Generative Edit, Live Translate, Note Assist and more.
[Mexico] [Editorial] Galaxy S24 Opens Magic of Innovation and New Experiences
“We are living in a unique moment in the industry that has led us to learn about the advances of AI, and what it implies in people’s daily lives,” said Karen Goldberg, CMO & Senior Marketing Director for the Mobile eXperience (MX) division at Samsung Electronics Mexico, in her latest editorial for the Samsung Mexico Newsroom. Goldberg detailed an event in Mexico City showcasing the Galaxy S24 series and its AI features that allowed attendees to learn how AI can enrich our lives in unexpected ways.
[U.K.] 45% of Brits Would Use AI To Get Things Done
Research from Samsung found that 45% of Brits would use AI to help them get things done faster and 35% want to use AI more, while 74% said they trusted the power of the technology when used responsibly. Samsung teamed up with leading AI expert and professor Hannah Fry, an ambassador for Samsung Galaxy AI, to demystify AI and uncover the potential of the technology when it comes to speeding up our daily routines.
[U.S.] 50 State Winners Named in Samsung Solve for Tomorrow STEM Competition
Samsung Electronics America has announced 50 schools as State Winners of the 14th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow national STEM competition. Each winning school has earned a Samsung technology prize package worth $12,000. These Gen Z innovators are now moving forward in their quest to be named one of three National Winners that would unlock $100,000 each for their school. Overall, Samsung will award more than $2 million in prizes to this year’s participating schools.
[Philippines] Galaxy S24 Series Showcased at Galaxy AI Festival, Pop-up Store
In the Philippines, Samsung Electronics unveiled the Galaxy S24 series in Bonifacio Global City at the Galaxy AI Festival and pop-up store. K-pop star Sunmi headlined the Galaxy AI Festival, sharing the stage with local artists Lola Amour, CRWN and Jess Connelly, as well as #TeamGalaxy member Catriona Gray. Festival guests could try the Galaxy S24 Ultra’s suite of AI-powered tools and advanced Nightography features at the Galaxy AI experience zone and explore the Galaxy S24 series’ many features in depth at the Galaxy AI pop-up store.
[Latinoamérica] Samsung, Red Bull Join Hands To Empower Latin American Athletes
Samsung Electronics Latin America and Red Bull have announced an alliance to empower athletes, promote sporting activities and highlight technology as a valuable resource for athletes. The marketing campaign, launched on Dec. 11, 2023, features Pan American Games medalists from three Latin American countries and different disciplines: Peruvian skateboarder Angelo Caro uses the Galaxy Z Flip5 to record maneuvers, Colombian breakdancer Luma concentrates on songs with the Galaxy Buds2 Pro and Dominican kitesurfer Deury Corniel trains with the Galaxy Watch5 Pro.
[Netherlands] Samsung’s Soundbars Lead Market in the Netherlands
In 2023, Samsung Electronics’ soundbars took 33.4% of the market share in the Netherlands, sealing the #1 position marking a historic milestone for the company. In terms of number of units sold, Samsung has been leading the market in the country for four years. For more than 1 in 4 TV’s sold, Dutch users buy an accompanying soundbar and increasingly it is a Samsung soundbar with Q-symphony. As the speakers and TV work in perfect harmony, they allow for enjoying a cinematic experience at home with a complete home theater setup including soundbars, subwoofers and rear speakers.
[Mexico] Mexican Tech Leaders Share First Impressions of Galaxy S24, S24+
Mexican technology experts and content creators were among the first to try out the Galaxy S24 series at Unpacked 2024, and it didn’t take them long to share their first impressions of the Galaxy S24 Ultra and what they liked most about the Galaxy S24 and S24+. Some highlighted the new colors available and the unified aesthetics of the S24 series, while others showcased the S24’s high-resolution camera and the innovative functions powered by Galaxy AI.
[Chile] Samsung Chile Gets FGE Nod for Its Commitment to Integrity
Samsung Electronics Chile was honored by Chile’s Business Generation Foundation (FGE) with the Commitment to Integrity Award. It is the only electronics company to be recognized with the award three years in a row. The FGE evaluated the firm using its Barometer of Values and Organizational Integrity which measures business values, knowledge of tools to prevent unethical behavior, the presence of ethical conflicts and other codes of ethics within the organization.
[Latinoamérica] Samsung Celebrates Its Latin American Educational Programs On International Education Day
Samsung Electronics’ Director of ESG and Corporate Citizenship for Latin America Helvio Kanamaru sat down for an interview on International Education Day to discuss how initiatives such as Solve for Tomorrow and Samsung Innovation Campus have been transforming the lives of thousands of Latin American youth and teachers since 2014. Based in STEM, these programs train young people in problem solving, teamwork and other technical skills that are highly valuable in today’s job market.
[India] Galaxy S24 Secures Record 250,000 Pre-bookings in Three Days in India
The Galaxy S24 series has secured more than 250,000 orders in India in just three days since pre-bookings opened on January 18. Samsung India had previously secured the same amount of pre-bookings for the preceding Galaxy S23 series over three weeks. “The huge success of the Galaxy S24 series demonstrates that Indian consumers are early adopters of new technology,” said Raju Pullan, Senior Vice President, MX Business, Samsung India.
[Chile] Chilean AI Experts Discuss Galaxy S24 Series’ AI Features at Congreso Futuro
At the Congreso Futuro in Chile, AI experts from the country’s National Center for Artificial Intelligence (CENIA) discussed the AI features of the Galaxy S24 series. They agreed that the new devices bring powerful AI tools to the pockets of millions of users around the world, presenting a huge opportunity for learning, content creation and more.
[U.S.] Samsung Fuels New Era of In-Store Engagement
Samsung Electronics America has launched a cutting-edge pilot program to enhance customer engagement in California and Washington state. The participating stores will use 4K UHD Samsung Smart Signage Displays including the Samsung QMC series and OMB series, along with the Samsung MagicINFO™ Content Management Solution to distribute a dynamic mix of content. In addition, customers in San Diego will be able to interact with “Sam the Sommelier,” a hyper-realistic generative AI-powered virtual being that can provide recommendations for wine pairings with food purchases.
[Brazil] Rio de Janeiro Ferris Wheel Projections Celebrate Galaxy S24 Launch
The new line of Samsung Galaxy S24 smartphones will be celebrated through animated projections on a Ferris wheel in Rio de Janeiro until mid-February. Passengers en route to Rio de Janeiro from Sao Paulo, landing at Santos Dumont Airport, will be able to see the projections from the skies every day from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m., until Feb. 18.
[U.K.] Samsung Marks Galaxy S24 Release With Drone Show Over Thames
Samsung Electronics U.K. celebrated the launch of the new Galaxy S24 and its Galaxy AI technology by staging a spellbinding drone show above London’s Canary Wharf on Jan. 17. Over 550 drones took to the skies, creating visuals of the solar system and writing out “Galaxy AI is here” in the night sky.
[South Africa] Samsung South Africa Named Top Employer 10 Years Straight
Samsung Electronics South Africa has been certified as a Top Employer for 2024 by the Top Employers Institute, marking its 10th year straight as a company recognized for creating the best employment conditions for its employees. The Top Employers Institute is a global organization headquartered in the Netherlands, dedicated to recognizing excellence in people practices and enriching the workplace.
[U.S.] Samsung America’s Head of Corporate Citizenship on Aligning Future of Work With Gen Z’s Preferences
What direction should forward-thinking companies take in preparing for a future dominated by Gen Z, both as businesses and employers? In her latest Fast Company op-ed, Samsung Electronics America’s Head of Corporate Citizenship Ann Woo shared insights about Gen Z and their career aspirations, gleaned from leading Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow STEM competition.
[India] Samsung India Wins CSR Award for Samsung Innovation Campus
Samsung Electronics India has won the CSR Initiative of the Year award for its future tech skills program, Samsung Innovation Campus. The award was conferred by the Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI) in a ceremony held on January 17 in New Delhi. Since its launch in September 2022, the program has trained over 3,000 students in future tech courses across eight cities in India.
[Indonesia] Introducing the Circle to Search AI Feature of the Galaxy S24 Series
Following Galaxy Unpacked 2024, Samsung Electronics Indonesia introduced consumers throughout the country to the innovative Circle to Search with Google feature in depth. Made possible by Samsung’s Galaxy AI technology, the feature allows users to easily find brands of items and information on places and objects by tapping the home button and circling what they want to search for on the screen.
[India] Samsung Member Stars From India To Attend Galaxy Unpacked
Two Samsung Member Stars from India are set to attend the exciting Galaxy Unpacked event in San Jose, CA — where Samsung will unveil its latest AI-powered mobile innovations. Samsung Member Stars Darshan Jaiswal and Karan Singh expressed their excitement to attend the event, looking forward to representing Samsung India while connecting with fellow Galaxy fans from all over the world.
[Mexico] Tech Influencers Experience Groundbreaking Innovation at Samsung Booth at CES 2024
Alongside thousands of guests from around the world, multiple Mexican tech influencers visited the Samsung booth at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show(CES) to view the company’s latest innovations up close. Tech Santos, Carlos Vassan, José Antonio Pontón, Charly Pi and Amelie Von highlighted a number of the company’s most eye-catching products, including the Transparent MICRO LED display, Neo QLED 8K screen and The Premiere 8K.
[Mexico][Editorial] Inclusive Working Environments Breed Creativity and Innovation
Geny Oceguera, Director of Human Resources at Samsung Electronics Mexico, wrote in her January editorial about the importance of creating an inclusive workforce to achieve the creativity and innovation that companies seek. She said these are the kinds of teams Samsung hopes to build to promote growth, competitiveness and survival in a constantly evolving environment.
[U.S.] Samsung’s LED Displays Power Immersive In-store Experience
Samsung Electronics America recently installed the company’s commercial LED displays throughout the Good American flagship store at the Westfield Century City Mall in Los Angeles. The store features two eye-catching displays at the front entrance showcasing the brand’s latest collections, inviting shoppers to enter the store and try on the outfits.
[Mexico] Samsung Volunteers Spend Day With Pediatric Patients
Starting 2024 with an act of service, Samsung Electronics Mexico organized a special day for the pediatric patients at the Federico Gomez Hospital on Three Kings Day, a Christian holiday celebrated every year on Jan. 6. The volunteers played traditional games, served hot chocolate, decorated gingerbread cookies with the children and gave them toys.
[Austria] Samsung Austria Employees Volunteer for Charity
Samsung Electronics Austria employees got involved in charitable projects in the run-up to Christmas last year. On Nov. 30, volunteers spent an afternoon at the Vienna Christmas Market with the older residents of Schönbrunn House, run by Caritas Vienna. On Oct. 25 and Dec. 20, two groups of volunteers prepared and served lunch to the city’s homeless at the Caritas Day Center.
[Indonesia] A Look Back at 30 Years of Samsung’s Revolutionary Innovations
Samsung Electronics developed advanced technologies for users in every era, bringing revolutionary innovations that allowed them to interact in an increasingly modern way. From the first wireless phone in the 1980s and immersive displays in the 2010s to smartphones capable of using AI technology in 2024, Samsung continues to make progress to make the user experience even more impressive.
[Argentina] Samsung Honored by Argentinian Legislatures for STEM Education Projects
Samsung Electronics was honored by the Legislatures of the City of Buenos Aires and Tierra del Fuego for its outstanding commitment to education and youth empowerment. Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow program, Samsung Innovation Campus and Samsung Tech School for Students were highlighted as initiatives that contributed to the development of children’s technological skills and awareness about scientific and technical vocations.
[Mexico] [Editorial] How Samsung is Ushering in a New Era Powered by AI
Recognizing AI’s potential to revolutionize the way people live, Samsung Electronics has been integrating AI into its industry-leading innovations. Karen Goldberg, CMO at Samsung Electronics Mexico, highlights some of the company’s most notable AI product features and explains how the company is leading the new era of AI.